Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith Work began on The Beatles fifth UK album, Help!, on this day. Three songs were recorded over two sessions lasting from 2.30-5.45 and 7-10.30pm.
Monday 15 February 1965
Prior to the first recording session for Help! that afternoon, John Lennon passed his driving test in Weybridge, the town where he lived.
Having held both tracks off the Beatles ’65 album, Capitol Records issued Eight Days A Week/I Don’t Want To Spoil The Party as a single.